Bushfires in northern Australia were ongoing as of May 1, 2002. This image of the fires (red dots) detected by the <a HREF="http://modis.gsfc.nasa.gov">Moderate-resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer</a> (MODIS) on NASA's <a HREF="http://terra.nasa.gov">Terra</a> satellite was acquired on May 1, 2002.Please note that the high-resolution scene provided here is 500 meters per pixel. For a copy of this scene at the sensor's fullest resolution, visit the <a HREF="http://rapidfire.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/gallery/?2002121-0501">MODIS Rapidfire</a> site. Sensor: Terra/MODIS. Data Start Date: 5/1/02.